Remember how Mueller muddled through his report when testifying before Congress? I think he did it on purpose because the information his team uncovered was so damning, it would start WW III. I just hope that the FBI and CIA et al. have Trump in a stranglehold (for once, a white male gets his due). As far as Trump and Russia goes? Everyone, I mean EVERYONE in the NYC financial community in the 1990's knew Trump was a joke and that no one, not the UK, not China, no one would land to him after he burned through $500 M of Daddy's money and bankrupted one casino after another. So, he went to Russia. Done. And again, everyone knows it. Worst kept secret in NYC financial community. Go back and read some WSJ stories from the '90's on Trump - it's all there.

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Truth in journalism is important, facts matter. Keep going Mr. Hartmann.

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This is information that deserves to be spread far and wide .

Especially, to the people who can’t believe our Democracy is threatened

by DJT , Rand Paul, et al

Republican misfits.

Who all ‘spent the Fourth of July in Russia. ‘ what was that about?

I wonder.

Thom , you are doing a excellent job with reality

‘The truth will set you free.

But first it will make you miserable.’

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Mueller should have hired you to connect the Donald dots back to his Manchurian candidate training! Durham a useless tool!

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Donald John Drumpf (aka Trump) . . . A name which (not unlike Dec. 7th) will live in infamy.

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Putin is just part of the problem. China, Saudi Arabia, North Korea, India, Rich Americans, Rich Europeans, Rich Hispanics. They all want cheap labor and more money and will destroy the environment and enslave as many people as it takes. I don't even trust Biden, Garland, the FBI, the supreme Court. I think the Democratic party became the Republican party and the 1980s and the Republican party became the Nazi party then. Not the socialist Nazi party but the capitalist Nazi party which is even more inhumane than Hitler's party. I suggest all liberals better be prepared to defend their stuff and live together, get a plan.

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What could one possibly ever expect from the grandson of a goldrush era, Whitehorse, Yukon pimp?

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All of this is public knowledge and if the Democrats don't use in campaign ads, then there is evidence of malfeasance. I want to say misfeasance, but the Democratic party and Joe are apparently too steeped in cowardice and complicity. For instance Biden can use the 14th Amendment to raise the debt ceiling, but is dragging his heels so he can capitulate to the Republicans.. Why? Whatagenda does Biden really have, that will have him privatize social security, Medicare, Medicaid, Education.

Billionaire donors like Pete Petersen and Goldman Sachs want to privatize Medicare so they can use the trust fund and FICA to gamble on stocks And there whores in the media are bombarding is with false claims that Social Security will go bust by 2040, The Association of Health Insurance Providers (AHIP) a powerful lobby that pours millions into the Democratic party candidate, wants to privatize Medicare and Medicaid, to increase their profitability, get rid of regulations, and cut costs by increasing the mortality rate of "beneficiaries"

Sen Markey is introducing the idea of expanding SCOTUS by four. Biden has already nixed that idea (Why?) He appointed a right winger, Merrick Garland) to AG.. Why?

He passed over an experienced advocate for small farmers (Marcia Fudge) and put her in a token position reserved for blacks (HUD), and instead put a lobbyist for corporate agriculture as Sec of Agriculture (Tom Vilsack). Why?

First suspicion are the billionaire and corporate donors whom the two parties so heavily rely on.

Talk about selling your soul to the devil.

Yet again I will hold my nose and vote Democratic, and I am so tired of having to do that.

The Bulwark said, just today, the Democratic party has become the Republican party, and the Republican Party has become the fascist party, and it certainly looks that way.

In the same time frame that the Democrats passed the Respect for Marriage Act, which Biden signed.

The could have passed a Respect for Choice act, but didn't. Why? The law also protected interracial marriage, thus taking Clarence and Ginni out of the equation, for a charge of hypocrisy.

In my opinion. Gay Marriage was no longer a hot button issue, but abortion was and they did not want to even more weaponize the issue among the insecure males, and they are legion even in the Democratic party and among independents, they and their camp following women.

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The absence of evidence is not evidence. Of course Putin covered his tracks---he's an expert. His mission was successful, and Durham's crap report reinforced his reputation. He will be encouraged to use the same formula for 2024.

And, that's exactly what Trump has also started to do, fall into the same old patterns which will no doubt include Russian assistance and money wherever and whenever he can get it. Going on four decades, how could anyone miss the history you laid-out, Thom.

Elements of the FBI and CIA know what Trump has done, that's why he attacked both agencies. Now Durham has helped him hurt the FBI. Trump will further ruin the safety and security of this country by doing it all again. No one matters to that psychopath. The only thing he wants for America is to OWN it, and that's exactly what he and Putin have in common!

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I wish I could give 500 “likes” to this piece. The connections are too many and too obvious to permit any doubt that Hizzoner Drumpf is a Russian asset, and represents one of the outstanding triumphs of the KGB.

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No, even Putin had it with Trump when he figured out Trump was too ignorant and belligerent to prove to b e any tangible benefit to his advantage over the US. Not sure why this thread is so appealing to Biden liberals, apart from MSNBC's propagandizing of it and the narrative that Russia stole the 2016 election from Hillary Clinton.

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